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namable

[ney-muh-buh l] /ˈneɪ mə bəl/
adjective
1.
Related forms
unnamable, adjective

nameable

or namable

[ney-muh-buh l] /ˈneɪ mə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of or susceptible to being named or identified; identifiable.
2.
worth mentioning by name; notable; memorable.
Origin of nameable
1770-1780
First recorded in 1770-80; name + -able
Related forms
nameability, noun
unnameable, adjective
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